In this issue:
- What Your Business Needs To Do About Hipaa — Now
- Action Items for Covered Entities and Business Associates (including Subcontractors)
- Changes Impacting Business Associates (including Subcontractors)
- Covered Entities and Business Associates Must Provide Notice of a Breach Involving “Unsecured” PHI
- Individual Rights and Obligations Related to the Use and Disclosure of PHI
- Significantly Enhanced HIPAA Enforcement Provisions
- Excerpt from: Covered Entities and Business Associates Must Provide Notice of a Breach Involving “Unsecured” PHI:
Since September 23, 2009, Covered Entities have been required to notify affected individuals within 60 days after a “breach” of Unsecured PHI is discovered. (A breach is deemed “discovered” on the first day that the “breach” is known or should reasonably have been known.) Covered Entities are also required to provide notice to HHS and, in certain circumstances, to the local media.
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Topics: Business Associates, Compliance, Covered Entities, Disclosure Requirements, Enforcement, HIPAA, Notice Requirements, PHI, Subcontractors
Published In: General Business Updates, Health Updates, Insurance Updates, Privacy Updates, Science, Computers & Technology Updates
DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.
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